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Response to Zoonart (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:50 AM

6. The Right Stuff is one of my all-time favorite movies and books.

I have always been a space buff, but this movie hit me like none other. It contains a lot of pristine, crystal-clear footage that I had never seen before. The Saturn V launch alone is more thrilling than anything I've EVER seen in a theater, and that was just in the first few minutes of the movie.

My wife was literally sitting on the edge of her seat through the whole thing, even though she obviously knew how it all turned out.

I was way too little to truly appreciate the sheer magnitude and complexity of this achievement the first time around. I know we've always lived among idiots (there were people even at the time who thought it was fake), but now we've gone just completely off the rails.

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